CREST Wireless Specialist

The CREST Wireless Specialist (CWS) tests candidates’ knowledge and expertise in a common set of core skills and knowledge for penetration testers performing traditional wireless security reviews but also includes elements such as RFID, bluetooth and zigbee amongst other wireless technologies.  Success will confer the qualification to an existing CREST Certified Consultant who has previously passed one of the CREST CCT level examinations.

Examination Format
The examination structure is:

  • Multiple Choice Exam
  • Practical Exam

Candidates are required to meet or exceed the 60% pass mark in both sections independently in order to pass the exam overall.

You can download the following documents from the links below:

Syllabus for the Wireless Specialist examination
Notes for Candidates to aid examination preparation

Cost
The Wireless Specialist examination costs £795 + VAT

Recommended Preparation Material
The following material and media has been cited as helpful preparation for this examination by previous candidates:

Courses:
Certified Wireless Security Analyst – CREST Accredited

Useful Information for Candidates

Details of the Logistics and Timings of CREST examinations can be found in the Examination Preparation pages for your country of choice
CREST’s Policy for Candidates requiring special arrangements including additional time to accommodate a medical condition (including examinations delivered via Pearson Vue)
Terms and Conditions for CREST Examinations (includes hard disk drive wiping policy)